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The Emperor of the Eight Islands

So I walked into a bookstore looking for a pen and walked out with 2 books, one of them being Emperor of the Eight Islands… 658 more words


Season 2, Episode 1: 1001 Nights (or Arabian Nights)

Meg and Mari are back a little sooner than you would expect! They have started up season 2 and didn’t take it easy as they tackled the original  113 more words


Mari reblogged this on Story and Somnomancy and commented:

Here's a little early return to our regular programming! Episode 1 of Season 2 is now up on Fableulous Retellings, and for the next few weeks, we'll be all up on some Arabian Nights love. Here's a fun (okay, semi-fun) fact about me: the framework tale of the 1001 Nights has been a personal favorite tale of mine. There's nothing more badass than a female who saves lives and kicks ass with the use of her words and her abundance of stories. Check out our first episode now!

[Book Talk] Deer Life by Ron Sexsmith

Book Details:

Format: ARC
Source: Publisher (Dundurn)
Read: August 2017


A wicked fairy tale of witchcraft, bullying, revenge, and a mysterious bowler hat. 524 more words

Canadian Authors

Marmaduke Mousington

I met Amy and Rob, who are the estate for the painter Josh Kirby last year at the Discworld convention in the UK. We hit it off immediately, and Amy seemed to know that I would be the person she wanted to illustrate her uncle’s unfinished children’s book. 57 more words


Fairy Tale of the Month: May 2017 The Lettuce Donkey - Part One

H. J. Ford


Duckworth and I have spent this Sunday morning rowing on the Thames, but not having gotten enough of a glorious May day, we head to the… 1,675 more words

Believing in Fairy Tales

I was chatting on the phone with a friend on Friday and he asked me if I believed in fairy tales. I deflected the question onto, “What do you mean by ‘believe in fairy tales’?” Because it really is a deeper, more complex question than it seems on the surface. 496 more words


Nielsen & Rackham: fairy tale coloring pages

PDF: Nielsen EastWest wmlg

PDF: Rackham tree wmlg

Drawn from paintings by Kay Nielsen and Arthur Rackham, respectively. (So the creepy tree-man was not my idea.) 49 more words

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